signing of Radisson Blu Resort Chongqing BeiBei inChongqing,
Carlson Rezidor's fourth hotel in the Southwestern metropolis ofChongqing, a
major manufacturing and pharmaceutical hub and one ofChina's four municipal
hot springs and natural beauty, and theChongqing government is revamping the
tourist infrastructure and major attractions such as the UNESCO World Heritage
Site of Three Natural Bridges to boost tourist arrivals, which topped 288
million in 2012.
to be a part of its development as a tourism city in southwestChina. We believe
that Radisson Blu Resort Chongqing BeiBei, strategically located in the famed
north hot spring site, can positively contribute to its tourism growth. We look
forward to a mutually beneficial relationship with leading hot spring resort
success. This new deal underlies our strong commitment toChina and strategic
penetration of anchor markets inAsia Pacific," said
Radisson Blu Resort Chongqing BeiBei is a 280-room new build hotel, located
close to the
Zone for pharmaceutical firms,
accessible via several major highways and is also within easy reach of the city
center, the train station, and
the largest airports inSoutheast
45 million a year following an expansion project that is scheduled for
completion in 2015.
The hotel will be part of a 222,000sqm mixed development called Yishang
residences, commercial space and leisure facilities.
Chongqing BeiBei will have three restaurants, a lobby lounge and bar, a fitness
center, spa, an indoor swimming pool and a variety of meeting spaces.
"We are pleased to be working with Carlson Rezidor with its global presence
and a strong reputation in the industry. Its well-respected Radisson Blu brand
enjoys an excellent track record inChongqing and we are confident that the
brand will add value to our development," saidXu Zhiqiang, Chairman, CUTC
Radisson Blu is one of the world's leading brands. Radisson Blu's vibrant,
contemporary and engaging hospitality is characterized by a uniqueYes I Can!sm
service philosophy, and all of its first class hotels offer a range of World of
Radisson features that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel,
including the 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Carlson Rezidor is also one of the
few hotel groups to offer Free Internet at all its hotels to all guests.
Radisson Blu hotels also feature the signature Experience Meetings concept,
which offers a holistic and innovative approach to meetings.
Worldwide, there are more than 300 Radisson Blu hotels in operation and under
development in 77 countries. Radisson Blu properties are located in prime
locations and in major cities, airport gateways and leisure destinations. In
Canyon, currently under development, opens in 2018. Carlson Rezidor has 13
hotels in operation and 19 under development inChina.
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